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SHORT, YET DAY: WTF program for adults

In celebration of the International Short Film Day on December 21st, Lithuanian short film agency LITHUANIAN SHORTS together with Annecy International Animated Film Festival (France) presents a special program for adults “WTF”. 21 animated short film will be screened on December 17, 19 and 21 at the cinema “Pasaka” (Vilnius, Lithuania)
If you love off-the-wall, kinky and politically incorrect films, this programme is for you!
Come and enjoy this horde of curiosities from another time and space, from the unconscious or the subconscious; fantasy short films, love stories, family secrets; tributes to film genre and B-movies, not forgetting some audio visual experiences.
All these fanciful, original, and occasionally authentic films will draw you into the convoluted imagination of these daring, committed and mischievous artists. Their aim: to surprise, interrogate and above all bring a smile to your lips. And who knows, maybe more! That all depends on you, the audience; you have been warned! Are you up to the challenge? Do you dare to enter this wacky universe? If you think you have what it takes, hot foot it down to the dark and esoteric cinema theatres. Otherwise, walk on by as this is not for the faint hearted, and no complaints will be tolerated!
So – don’t be shy! Run and see WTF!
Duration: 77 min.
Audience: 18+ (people under 18 will not be admitted in to the screening)
Films have English and Lithuanian subtitles
Venue: cinema “Pasaka”, Šv. Ignoto str. 4, Vilnius, Lithuania
Tickets are available online or at the cinema ticket office.
– December 17, Monday, 19:00
– December 19, Wednesday, 19:00
– December 21, Friday, 21:00


Just Passing with Dr. Zussman
Dir. Yannay Matarasso, Anat Efrati, Israel, 2017, 04:20 min.
Another episode in Dr. Zussman’s mysterious talk show: who will be the unlucky guest tonight?
Kosmiczne Trio / The Amazing Adventures of Not So Special People From Outer Space
Dir. Katarzyna Miechowicz, Poland, 2018, 06:38 min.
Three superheroes – Professor Stick, LP and Alien-Girl – embark on surreal adventures in a tribute to cartoons from the 1960s and 1970s.
Dir. Rianne Stremmelaar, The Netherlands, 2018, 01:49 min.
Visuals from director Rianne STREMMELAAR dream diary.
Space Butthole
Dir. David Chai, USA, 2017, 07:53 min.
Humans have been mistreating Mother Nature for too long. It was only a matter of time before she hit back. Can humanity find a solution before it all goes wrong? Don’t wait to find out!
Face Value
Dir. John Morena, USA, 2017, 00:47 min.
Humans have a “thing fetish”. This film is #15 of 52 experimental animation films John Morena made in 2017.
Le Bien Chasser. L’Histoire sans freins
Dir. Boris Belghiti, Maxime Paccalet, Pierre Razetto, Dimitri Cohen-Tanugi, France, 2017, 03:31 min.
Hunting or driving, a license is still a license.
Dir. Ben Meinhardt, Canada, 2017, 00:40 min.
A group of children discover a fun donkey in a field.
Dir. Lorenz Wunderle, Switzerland, 2017, 09:55 min.
A coyote loses his wife and children after an attack by wolves. Anguished by human emotions he tries to process the experience. As well as grief and delusion, hate takes up more and more space.
SeepeopleS “New American Dream”
Dir. Pete List, USA, 2017, 02:20 min.
With the chorus “I want to be the president and kill everyone”, SeepeopleS’ “New American Dream” features historical vignettes and imagines current leaders as giants fighting across the world.
Dir. Rafael Triana, France, Cuba, 2017, 05:59 min.
In this animated video, an artist gives a lecture to a group of animals about the evolutionary process of civilisation throughout history.
Monsieur Flap. Le travail
Dir. Brice Chevillard, Nicolas Athane, France, 2017, 03:40 min.
The story of Monsieur Flap, a man with a butt-head who falls in love.
Having Sex on the First Date, Cartoon Box 53
Dir. Joost Lieuwma, The Netherlands, 2017, 00:50 min.
Stories about love, dating and relationships.
Oh & Yeah
Dir. Wen Yu Li, China, 2017, 02:19 min.
A meeting between a man and a woman.
The Joys of Fatherhood
Dir. Or Kan Tor, Israel, 2018, 02:00 min.
An autobiographical tale of a newborn baby’s father who faces some unexpected circumstances.
Chai / A Cup of Tea in the Rainy Weather
Dir. Peter Tomadze, Georgia, 2018, 01:34 min.
Mother makes tea in the rainy weather.
Whack-A-Mole, Cartoon Box 22
Dir. Joost Lieuwma, The Netherlands, 2017, 00:44 min.
Stories about love, dating and relationships.
Elvis & Dimmi
Dir. Ivan Dixon, Paul Robertson, Australia, 2018, 12:07 min.
An elf named Elvis and a dwarf named Dimmi roam around a fantasy realm on bloodthirsty quests for treasure and glory.
Sweet Family
Dir. Tae-i Kwon, South Korea, 2018, 04:00 min.
Leprechauns living in a garden start hallucinating after eating a cookie dropped on the floor.
Ghost in the Boobs
Dir. Tommy Robin, UK, 2017, 01:33 min.
A tribute to the original classic “Ghost in the Shell”.
Little Donnie (The Ten Inch Terror)
Dir. Chel White, USA, 2017, 03:45 min.
A stop-motion animated Donald Trump doll goes on a bloody rampage in this parody of a 1970’s horror film. The film is a timely metaphor for the state of things in America, for women in particular.
MoE “Paris”
Dir. Billy Roisz, Austria, 2017, 04:00 min.
In perfect synchronicity with the music, horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines flicker across the black screen in a staccato rhythm.